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School Administration Officer

Apply now Job no: 502538
Work type: temporary part-time
Location: St Mary's Primary School - Rydalmere
Categories: Administration

  • Temporary part-time position (Thursday and Friday)

  • Terms 3 & 4, 2022

  • Be part of a supportive school community

St Mary’s is a coeducational K-6 primary school based in Rydalmere. Our purpose is to provide our students with a learning environment where they feel welcomed, cared for and supported. 

We are part of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP), a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. 

About the opportunity:

St Mary’s is seeking an Administration Officer to support the business and clerical requirements of the school on a temporary part-time basis on Thursdays and Fridays for Terms 3 and 4. The successful candidate will be accountable for:

  • A wide range of professional support, administration, secretarial and clerical duties, including typing, word processing, data entry, maintaining email and computerised records, database information, Google applications, electronic rolls, attendance records, student enrolments, student information and petty cash

  • Assisting with basic follow up of WHS issues and implementation of WHS management system, including checking licences of onsite contractors

  • Undertaking reception and general office duties

  • Responding to enquiries from students, parents, employees, and the general public

  • Assisting with management of the school office

  • Providing administrative support to school executive, including arranging appointments, diaries and preparing both confidential and general correspondence

  • Word processing of routine correspondence, including internal and external publications, teacher programs and teaching aids

  • Assisting with the preparation of internal and external publications including school websites, newsletters and other media

  • Providing assistance in various financial management tasks

  • Assisting with the coordination of school functions and events

About you:

To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the purpose and core values of CEPD along with:

  • The ability to manage workflow, priorities, work well under pressure and be flexible

  • High level of professionalism – face to face, over the phone and through correspondence

  • Self-motivated individual, who displays a pro-active style, has exceptional attention to detail and an inherent desire to provide excellent customer service.

  • Appropriate demonstrated experience 


This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here. 

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.  

Apply today!

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